Kristiana Ludlow

PhD Candidate
Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University
Research Assistant
Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University

Sydney, NSW

Contact me for

  • Mentoring
  • Sitting on boards or committees
  • Providing an expert opinion
  • Outreach activities
  • Conference presenting
  • Opportunities to collaborate


Kristiana is a PhD candidate at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI), Macquarie University. She completed her Masters of Research in Health Innovation in 2017 and has a background in psychology, graduating in 2015 with First Class Honours. Her PhD thesis is on the prioritisation of care in residential aged care facilities by residents, family members and staff members. Kristiana is employed at the Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science as a research assistant. As part of this role, she coordinated 220 authors from more than 60 countries in Braithwaite et al., Health Systems Improvement Across the Globe: Success Stories from 60 Countries (2017) and Health Care Systems: Future Predictions for Global Care (2018). She is currently working on various projects investigating the sustainability of healthcare systems, programs and interventions. Her areas of expertise include aged care, health systems improvement efforts, person-centred care, Q methodology, qualitative methods, and systematic reviews. Kristiana is also passionate about the prevention of gender inequality and violence against women and children in Australia in her role as a White Ribbon Advocate.